Spirit Forward

Free Bacardi Industry Webinar Champions Women & Provocative Topics

Event moves online to share stories and encourage conversations about equality, diversity, and recovery of the hospitality industry
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Spirit Forward Womxn’s Empowerment Series powered by Bacardi Women in Leadership is back for its third consecutive year of conversation, education, and inspiration – this time online and for free. The series takes place online on Tuesday, June 23, from 1- 5 p.m. ET.

The 4th Annual Spirit Forward Summit Powered by Bacardi Breaks Down Barriers and Promotes Inclusivity

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Speakers included MSNBC correspondent Mariana Atencio, women's culture consultant Cyndie Spiegel, , life coach Trish Barillas, keynote speaker and founder of Boss In Heels Heather Monahan, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade Maria C. Alonso, “The Amparo Experience” playwright Vanessa Garcia and director Victoria Collado, and panelists from Bacardi, Cargill, Christian Dior, Citrix, Google, NIKE Communications and more.

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Speakers included MSNBC correspondent Mariana Atencio, women's culture consultant Cyndie Spiegel, , life coach Trish Barillas, keynote speaker and founder of Boss In Heels Heather Monahan, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade Maria C. Alonso, “The Amparo Experience” playwright Vanessa Garcia and director Victoria Collado, and panelists from Bacardi, Cargill, Christian Dior, Citrix, Google, NIKE Communications and more.

Bacardi Stirs Up Conversations about Equality in a Male-Dominated Business

Bacardi Spirit Forward Series addresses equal opportunities and accountability in the industry to create more inclusive workplace
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Dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals in the hospitality industry and beyond, the Second Annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series, in partnership with PUNCH, wrapped up its 2019 season. Exploring timely topics such as representation, innovation, and disrupting the status quo, all through the lens of “originality,” the series featured a diverse group of voices from both inside and outside the hospitality world.

Forward-Thinking Women Show What It Takes to Be a Leader at Chicago Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Event

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The second annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series started out strong in Chicago earlier this month. A diverse crowd of attendees—from all walks of the hospitality trade and bar community— were treated to inspiring stories, engaging workshops, networking opportunities and in-depth discussions. Spirit Forward was created by the Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative, in partnership with PUNCH, to champion the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and to elevate them to their highest potential.

Championing Women and Celebrating Originality, the Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series Returns for Its 2nd Year

In Partnership with PUNCH, the 2019 Conference Aims to Honor Female Industry Leaders, Inspire Positive Change and Provide Impactful Tools for the Hospitality Industry & Beyond
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bacardi Women In Leadership, in partnership with PUNCH, is pleased to present the second annual Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series, dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and elevating them to their highest potential.

Bacardi Debuts Women’s Empowerment Series in Houston

The inaugural February 12 summit brought hospitality industry leaders together at Hotel ZaZa to promote women’s leadership.
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By Abby Ledoux

“Two words have motivated entire movements,” said Dana Cowin, former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine Magazine, pointing to #MeToo and #TimesUp, most recently. “I watched the power of those two words, and I thought, ‘what are my two words?’”

For Cowin, they changed to keep pace with her age, career, and general outlook on life. Eventually, “I want” became “I will,” a chant she led a room full of women in on February 12 at Hotel ZaZa.

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